Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>
Bistro musical chairs
My last memory of drinking boxed wine is from a college football game. A friend duct-taped a Franzia Chardonnay bladder under khaki pants like a wino's version of a flask. During the game, he would roll up his pant leg, flick the spigot and fill-up nearby students' cups with the plonk. Given this w ... More >>
The locavoric folks behind Egg open a new Williamsburg spot
The film MetropolitanThursday's New York Times features an article on Native Society, a collection of about 400 "preppy young men and women, mostly friends from the Upper East Side," who started a secret club so they can dress up and look down on people. It's like any social gathering in New ... More >>
The view from Thirstbaràvin.After several delays, the long-awaited wine bar by natural wine purveyors Thirst Wine Merchants, has finally arrived. Thirstbaràvin (a take on the French term for wine bar: bar à vin), opened at 629 Classon Avenue in Brooklyn last week.
As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Cafe Noir 15th Anniversary Party Cafe Noir October 19 Cafe Noir is celebrating its 15th anniversary and the signing of its lease extension at 32 Grand Street wi ... More >>
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